November 1999 • Volume 87 • Number 11 • Pages 561-620
City did not have a duty to construct road medians to be safe for use by emergency road vehicles; and more.
See cases, legislation, and administrative agencies.
The Illinois Supreme Court ruled last year that merely allowing employees to continue work may not constitute consideration for unilateral modifications of employee handbooks. Here's how to deal with Doyle.
If a document does not alter the presumption of at-will employment, it may be beyond the reach of Doyle, this author argues.
If a single parent names someone other than the noncustodial parent as guardian of the child, do courts enforce that wish? It depends.
Illinois' recently enacted rule-against-perpetuities statute permits estate planners to create perpetual trusts, and that opens new estate-planning possibilities. The authors describe the options.
More on modifying custody
One of the memories of my childhood is the day I had a fight with my best friend. Funny, I don't remember what caused the argument.
Watch out, HMOs.
Here's how to meet the special needs of older witnesses and help them testify more effectively.
If you really want to succeed as a lawyer, you need a plan.
When confronted with those occasional (but inevitable) questions about foreign law, where do you turn? Read on and find out.
You don't have to read every word of a writing sample to assess its quality. Here's what to look for.